While we at Exit Mold, a New York home restoration firm serving NYC and the five boroughs for
25-plus years, won’t guarantee our blog on the types and causes of floods will make you a ‘Noah’
all; Exit Mold professionals, as Noah, do believe knowledge is of greater power in the mitigation, remediation, and restoration of a home or business from nature’s rains or plumbing pains!
With the understanding that flood emergencies mean not using gas stoves or electric appliances nor running any water, the CDC (Center For Disease Control and Prevention) recommends storing a flood emergency 3-day food supply and 3-day water supply. There should be one gallon of water per day for each person and pet in the household. The CDC website, Food and Water Needs: Preparing for a Disaster or Emergency, provides details regarding the storage of food and water.
Have an emergency flood supply kit that includes rubber boots, non-slip shoes, and waterproof gloves for each family member.
Keep a supply of insect repellent containing DEET or Picaridin and long-sleeved and long-leg clothing for protection against mosquitoes that breed in the water.
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